Our Family Engagement Program
"A 10% increase in parental participation (a form of social capital) would increase academic achievement far more than a 10% increase in school spending."
This is not an argument against school budget increases, but an argument for paying attention to social capital (Putnam, Sanders 2001). Research repeatedly correlates family engagement with student achievement, yet this strategy is rarely activated as an integral part of school reform efforts (Weiss et al, 2010). Our program can increase family engagement by considering these steps:
Parent Report Card
Our 150 Days!
Barriers & Benefits